Over 200 Comic Creators to Attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012 Including Neal Adams and Humberto Ramos
Eisner Award Hall Of Famer Neal Adams, Humberto Ramos, Jim Cheung Among Featured Comic Creators At 2012 Wizard World Austin Comic Con
Will Conrad, Bernie Wrightson, Greg Horn, Arthur Suydam Also Headline 200+ Artists And Writers At Austin Convention Center, October 26-28
NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, October 9, 2012 – Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, winner Bernie Wrightson and nominees Humberto Ramos, Art Thibert, Alex Saviuk and Matthew Sturges are among the more than 200 comics creators scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Oct. 26-28, 2012, at the Austin Convention Center.
Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”), Wrightson (“Swamp Thing,” “Detective Comics”), Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Impulse”), Thibert (“X-Men,” “Iron Man”), Saviuk (“Stan Lee’s Mighty-7,” “The Flash”) and Sturges (“Jack of Fables,” “JSA All-Stars”) will be joined by special guests Will Conrad (“Stormwatch,” “New Avengers”), Jim Cheung (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Wolverine”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Mike McKone (“Avengers,” “Fantastic Four”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”) and Greg Horn (“Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark,” “Wonder Woman”) in a star-packed Artist Alley that features international, national and local talent.
The star power among the creators is matched by the standout celebrity list attending the event, including eight stars of the popular series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” who will gather for their first 25-year U.S. reunion. The legendary Patrick Stewart, who portrayed the stern, determined Captain Jean-Luc Picard leads the “TNG” crew, while Eliza Dushku (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” True Lies), WWE® Superstar CM Punk®, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino (“Jersey Shore”) and Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “90210”) pace the roster.
Wizard World Austin Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Admission is free for kids 10 and under, and Sunday, October 28, is “Kids Day,” with an array of programming specially designed for children.
For more on the 2012 Wizard World Austin Comic Con, including a list of other artists, writers and celebrities attending, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/
About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
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October 26-28, 2012 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – December 2, 2012 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
February 22-24, 2013 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
May 30 – June 2, 2013 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 8-11, 2013 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 20-22, 2013 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
DC has announced their signing schedule for today at NYCC 2012.
Will Conrad and Mike Deodato sign in the Orlando vicinity this week, meeting fans and doing quick sketches. You can also purchase original art and have them signed on the spot, take pictures and have fun with Will and Mike pestering each other
Signing schedule –
Monday August 8th
From Noon – 2pm
905 Florida 434 #100, Longwood, FL 32750
From 3pm – 7pm
12348 Roper Boulevard, Clermont, FL 34711
Wednesday August 10th
From 12pm – 2pm
Pop City Comics
2114 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804
Starting at 3pm
Coliseum of Comics Fashion Square Mall
3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
Starting at 4:30pm
Coliseum of Comics Millenia
4672 Millenia Plaza Way, Orlando, FL 32839
Starting at 6:30pm
Coliseum of Comics Kissimmee
3159 W. Vine St. (US Hwy. 192), Kissimmee, FL 34744
Mike Deodato Jr and Will Conrad sign at Heroes Landing on August 8th!
12348 Roper Blvd, Clermont, FL 34711
Mike Deodato and Will Conrad sign at Coliseum of Comics on Wednesday, August 10, 2011! They will appear at the Fashion Square, Millenia and Kissimmee locations. Mark your calendars now. Times to be announced soon.